Handling, Not Manhandling, the Mentally Ill

A Close Look at the L.A. County Jail Settlement

Los Angeles County’s ballyhooed settlement of a long-running lawsuit over the abuse and neglect of inmates in its jail isn’t just a big deal for California. The case, the compromise, and the remedial plan now in place to help ensure inmate safety could serve as a model for other jurisdictions around the state, and around the nation, whose prisoners (and officials and staff) face similarly grim conditions in their jails and prisons.

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Handling, Not Manhandling, the Mentally Ill

A Close Look at the L.A. County Jail Settlement

Los Angeles County’s ballyhooed settlement of a long-running lawsuit over the abuse and neglect of inmates in its jail isn’t just a big deal for California. The case, the compromise, and the remedial plan now in place to help ensure inmate safety could serve as a model for other jurisdictions around the state, and around the nation, whose prisoners (and officials and staff) face similarly grim conditions in their jails and prisons.

To read the full original article, click here.

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